MOVE Guides hires Tesla’s Susan Repo as CFO
MOVE Guides, a worldwide workforce mobility management company, in March 2018 announced the hiring of Susan Repo as its Chief Financial Officer. Reporting to CEO and founder Brynne Kennedy, Repo will lead MOVE Guides’ global finance, legal, business and sales operations. With Repo’s appointment to CFO, MOVE Guides achieves gender parity across its executive team and continues its commitment to promoting diversity in leadership.
Repo comes to MOVE Guides from automotive company Tesla where she was Corporate Treasurer and Vice President of Finance, and where she raised $11 billion of Tesla’s capital in addition to other secondary financing arrangements. She also led Tesla’s tax planning, large-scale business transformations, and acquisition of SolarCity. Her experience includes financial positions at Juniper Networks, Agilent Technologies, KPMG, and Ernst & Young, among others.
She holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Southern California; a J.D. from the Chicago-Kent College of Law at the Illinois Institute of Technology; and spent a year with her postdoctoral studies at Stanford Law School.
Repo serves on the Board of Directors of battery stewardship organization Call2Recycle, as well as board advisor to the New Zealand Trade and Enterprise Beachheads, an economic development organization. She is an advisor and mentor with The NASDAQ Entrepreneurial Center and has been a panel speaker and lecturer for the American Bar Association.